Paralegal Application

  • CAPITAL UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL
    PARALEGAL PROGRAM
     

    Approved by the American Bar Association
    Endorsed by the Columbus Bar Association
    Member, American Association for Paralegal Education

    303 E. Broad Street
    Columbus, Ohio 43215-3200
    (614) 236-6545 FAX: (614) 236-6972

    APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION 

    A complete application includes:

    1. a completed application form;
    2. non-refundable $30.00 application fee (online payment link provided after this form is submitted; you may also send a check);
    3. personal statement of interest in the program;
    4. official undergraduate transcript(s); and
    5. list of three character references

    This application is for the:  

    I. BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION:  

     

    Last Name:

    First Name:
     
    Middle Name: 
     
    Last Four Digits of Applicant's Social Security Number:
     

     

     

     

    Street Address:
     

    City:
     

    State:
     
    ZIP:
      

     

          

     

      Date of birth:
     
      Other name known by:
     
      Home phone number:
     
      Work phone number:
     
      FAX number (if appropriate):
     
      Cell phone number:
     
      Email address:
     
     

    Have you previously applied for admission to this program?
     
    If so, year:
      Were you
     

     

    Are you Hispanic or Latino? 

      
    Select One or More Races:
      

    If Native American was selected, Indian Tribal Registration Number:
     

    Religious Preference (Note: Response to this question is optional. This information is used for statistical purposes only and will not adversely affect the outcome of your application.)

     

    II.  EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND  

     
     
     
     
     
     

    Have you previously attended a program in paralegal education?
    If yes, provide the name of program and any degree/certificate obtained:

       

      Have you ever been on probation, suspended or dismissed from any colleges(s), graduate or professional school(s) or law school(s)?

    If yes, complete the supplemental form linked to at the end of this application.

     
    List chronologically all college cumulative grade point averages; indicate the point scale used at that institution. Include any academic honors received.
    College (official transcript required):
    Institution 1        

    Attendance

    Dates of Degree

    Major and Hours
     
    Cumulative GPA to Date
     
               

    Institution 2
     
    Attendance
     
    Dates of Degree
     
    Major and Hours
     
    Cumulative GPA to Date
     

               
    Institution 3
     
    Attendance
     
    Dates of Degree
     
    Major and Hours
     
    Cumulative GPA to Date
     
               

    III.  PERSONAL STATEMENT 
    Please provide a brief statement, approximately 300 words, in the space below describing why you want to enter this paralegal program.  The box will expand to accept your statement.

     

    IV.  EMPLOYMENT HISTORY  

    Employer 1

    Location

    Nature of Position

    Dates
     
    Employer 2
     
    Location
     
    Nature of Position
     
    Dates
     
    Employer 3
     
    Location
       
    Nature of Position
     
    Dates
     

    V. REFERENCES 

    List  names and addresses of three people we may contact for character references: 

    Name

    Relationship
      
    Address
     
    Telephone
     
    Name
     
    Relationship
     
    Address
     
    Telephone
     

    Name
     
    Relationship
     
    Address

    Telephone
     

    VI. LEGAL HISTORY 

    Please answer each of the following questions. If your answer is "Yes" to any of these questions, give a full explantation on the supplemental form linked to this application.

    a. Have you ever been arrested?  
    b. Have you ever been discharged or asked to resign from any employment?  If so describe why on supplemental form.    
    c. Have you ever been charged with any crime (except minor traffic violations)?  If so, describe the outcome on supplemental form.   
    d. Do you have any unsatisfied judgments against you?  If so, supply reason(s) on supplemental form.   
    e. Have you ever been charged (formally or informally) with fraud?  If so, describe the outcome in the supplemental form.   
    f.     Have you ever been a ward of any court, declared an incompetent by any court or committed to any institution?  If so, supply details on supplement form.   
    g. Have you ever had a license denied, suspended or revoked?  If so, give explanation on supplemental form.   
    h. Have you ever been suspended or expelled as a disciplinary measure from any professional organization or from public office?  If so, give reasons on supplemental form.   
    i. Have you ever had a bond canceled?  If so, give reason on supplemental form.   

    Please describe any special circumstances in your background that would help us evaluate your application.

      
    I certify that all of the information given here is complete and accurate and given for the purpose of having action taken in reliance thereon.  I understand that an inaccurate or incomplete application may be the basis for denial of admission, or if I am admitted in reliance on inaccurate or incomplete information, they may be the basis for dismissal. Any changes in the above responses require an amendment to the application.

    Full Name:
     
    Date: